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Hear a new Shins song in the trailer for Zach Braff’s film Wish I Was Here

on May 19, 2014, 1:22pm

Zach Braff has shared a new trailer for his forthcoming film, and Garden State follow-up, Wish I Was Here in anticipation of its July 18th release. Not only are there quirky and heartfelt shenanigans (as in every Braff-related project), but the trailer also features a new song by The Shins.

Coming in around the one-minute mark after swirling synths and electric guitars, James Mercer’s unmistakable croon soundtracks what’s sure to be the twee, probably unbearable, hit of the summer. According to a tweet from Braff himself, The Shins wrote the unnamed song specifically for the film.

Along with The Shins’ contribution, the forthcoming Braff-curated soundtrack will tug on indie heartstrings with a reported collaboration between Cat Power’s Chan Marshall and Coldplay’s Chris Martin, in addition to a new, original song from Bon Iver.

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